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Politicizing Plants

Politicizing Plants
12 months ago

Politicizing Plants

ARISTOTLE’S FOUNDATIONAL DEFINITION of the human being as a “political animal” [zōon politikon] in his Politics proscribed, in one broad stroke, all other living entities from the complex realm of …
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Food as Therapy
1 year ago

Food as Therapy

AT THE MOMENT, food is highly prestigious. A vast amount of attention is paid to celebrity chefs, dietary advice, new restaurants, and cooking shows. We have, it seems, become collectively …
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One Child:  Do We Have a Right to More?
1 year ago

One Child: Do We Have a Right to More?

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We need to talk about population. If you are like most people, you don’t want to. But the truth is that at present, given the danger of environmental disaster, we …
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Why Trump Is Still Here
1 year ago

Why Trump Is Still Here

WHY HAS TRUMP, or Cruz, for that matter, made such a strong showing in the presidential election? This question has been debated for months, by journalists, by social scientists, all …
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Rape is Torture
1 year ago

Rape is Torture

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IN AN EXCRUCIATING New York Times article, Rukmini Callimachi details in painful and exact terms the system of sex slavery of Yazidi women and girls that ISIS has set in place. …
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